ACPE Numbers: pending
Release Date: November 15, 2023– available to preorder
Expiration Date: November 15, 2026
Activity Type: pending
CE Credit Hour(s): pending
Activity Fee: $445 (ASHP Member); $545 (Nonmember)
This self-guided, online learning activity is intended for pharmacists and is designed to provide focused education about anticoagulation therapy management. The curriculum includes foundational information about the coagulation cascade, as well as anticoagulant mechanisms of action targets on the cascade; safety and quality influences on the care of patients receiving anticoagulation; the use of anticoagulants in acute care, ambulatory, and perioperative settings; patient and caregiver education; therapy considerations unique to special patient populations; adverse effect monitoring and management; interpretation of laboratory assays and application to care; and anticoagulation stewardship. Throughout the certificate, the skills needed to be an effective anticoagulation practitioner are applied through case study questions with practical, real-world situations explored, and treatment approaches explained. Upon completion of all of the modules, learners should have gained the knowledge and skills to be successful in managing the therapy of patients receiving anticoagulants.
Professional Certificate Requirement
Once a learner has completed the educational curriculum, they will have the opportunity to complete an online comprehensive exam. Once the learner completes the exam (minimum 80% passing rate; unlimited attempts permitted), they will earn the professional certificate.